Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Marine Resources Commission
Marine Resources Commission

General Notice
June 25, 2024 Regulatory Changes (Menhaden)
Date Posted: 5/21/2024
Expiration Date: 6/25/2024
Submitted to Registrar for publication: NO
30 Day Comment Forum is underway. Began on 5/21/2024 and will end on 6/20/2024

I. Chapter 4VAC20-1270-10 et seq., “Pertaining to Atlantic Menhaden”

Proposal to amend Chapter 4 VAC 20-1270-10 et seq., "Pertaining to Atlantic Menhaden", to establish a quota and license transfer system for the menhaden purse seine bait sector.

The purpose of these amendments is to address the requirements of 391(D) of the 2024 Commonwealth of Virginia Budget Bill.

A copy of the draft regulation can be found here:

Contact Information
Name / Title: Jennifer Farmer  / Regulatory Coordinator
Address: 380 Fenwick Road
Building 96
Fort Monroe, 23651
Email Address:
Telephone: (757)247-2248    FAX: (757)247-2002    TDD: ()-